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When I open some apps from the Start Screen in Windows 8.1, it just closes right away and brings me back to Start.
It won't show me why it closed at all, but I looked in Event Viewer and it says in the description of the event:
Activation of app Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App failed with error: The remote procedure call failed. See the Microsoft-Windows-TWinUI/Operational log for additional information.
This only started happening recently. It was not right after my Windows 8.1 upgrade, it happened about a week after. I don't remember anything I did differently that could've caused this.
Update: There is a more detailed error about what happened in the Event Viewer. It looks like a message from the original process. It's not a
wwahost.exe process, so there must be a native executable for the Calculator app.
Faulting application name: Numbers.exe, version: 6.3.9600.16422, time stamp: 0x5252aa2a Faulting module name: Windows.UI.Xaml.dll, version: 6.3.9600.16408, time stamp: 0x523d4b78 Exception code: 0xc000027b Fault offset: 0x0000000000a4f30a Faulting process id: 0x510 Faulting application start time: 0x01ced4f4c2172eb3 Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_6.3.9600.20278_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Numbers.exe Faulting module path: C:\Windows\System32\Windows.UI.Xaml.dll Report Id: 003d791e-40e8-11e3-825f-e89a8fb9d4bb Faulting package full name: Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_6.3.9600.20278_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe Faulting package-relative application ID: App
Update 2: The Weather app also crashes, and this one runs under
wwahost.exe. I don't know if this helps anything.
Faulting application name: wwahost.exe, version: 6.3.9600.16384, time stamp: 0x5215d0bb Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 6.3.9600.16408, time stamp: 0x523d557d Exception code: 0x00000004 Fault offset: 0x000000000000ab78 Faulting process id: 0x5d8 Faulting application start time: 0x01ced4f76d555461 Faulting application path: C:\Windows\system32\wwahost.exe Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll Report Id: ab102e6a-40ea-11e3-825f-e89a8fb9d4bb Faulting package full name: Microsoft.BingWeather_184.108.40.206_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe Faulting package-relative application ID: App